Annie Stevens

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 23rd August 2014


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 46

Annie Stevens

13:31 PM, 15th February 2016
About 3 years ago

Section 21 Accelerated Possessions hit an all time high

Unfortunately Section 21 (Section 33 in Scotland) is being removed very soon from the Scottish rental market. Along with all the other changes, it looks like the PRS is going to be decimated. Who is going to pay 3% extra LBTT to buy a property which he will have to subsidise from his current salary, to let out to a tenant who has half a dozen ways to sue him for non-compliance with too many regulations to keep up with, and whom he has to house for life, or sell up? This will be the situation for many. It's hardly worth it, is it?... Read More

Annie Stevens

21:03 PM, 31st December 2015
About 4 years ago

Councillor Chris Devine (Conservative - Wiltshire) Named and Shamed

Reply to the comment left by "David Price" at "31/12/2015 - 18:43":

The trouble is David, when rents start to rise and tenants are evicted because of this, it will just be reported as greedy landlords throwing their toys out of the pram because our massive profits have been curtailed a bit. I doubt any of the mainstream media will take the trouble to find out that we have no other option.... Read More

Annie Stevens

23:22 PM, 30th December 2015
About 4 years ago

Judicial Review - Landlord Tax Grab

Here are a couple more links that not everyone will have seen, confirming how Clause 24 works (I keep thinking we must be making a mistake somewhere, if only!). In addition to treating mortgage interest as income, it could in theory treat any other finance, for instance to buy a vehicle used in the letting business, or loans to replace appliances, as income. As if this wasn't bad enough, the imaginary increase in taxable income could then render people liable for additional tax if they receive Child benefit or other income related benefits. It just gets worse!

http://www.taxation.co.uk/taxation/Articles/2015/09/01/333612/squeeze-buy-let

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmpublic/finance/memo/fb39.htm... Read More

Annie Stevens

0:56 AM, 25th December 2015
About 4 years ago

Councillor Chris Devine (Conservative - Wiltshire) Named and Shamed

Reply to the comment left by "Alison King" at "24/12/2015 - 23:52":

That's a very interesting article Alison. At first it's hard to understand why, but it does make some sense once you read it.... Read More